09/22/2016 2:48PM

Hawthorne: Saturday 9/24 Analysis


Race 7 - $20,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet (20 - 36 / $99.60): SIR MAMMO (4th)

Spot Play: CAFFEINE KID (3rd)

Race 1

In a very competitive field, (7) DUNESIDE SPORT has been knocking on the door against this group and will offer a big price.   (4) SUMMER SHANDY should be closer turning for home this week.  (2) WINNING DREAM was a game winner at this level last start.  The pacer gets sent out for a hot barn.

Race 2

(4) SAND OF THE BEACH has improved greatly over the last month.  The pacer should offer another big price and finished a good second last out.  (7) COOL LIKE THAT isn't the most consistent but has been very competitive against similar.  (1) FOX VALLEY ELIJAH has burned cash in four of five; use caution.

Race 3

(2) CAFFEINE KID picked a terrible time to make a miscue in the final last out.  The pacer had really started to blossom prior to that.  (5) BROOKLYNITE impeccably bred pacer is fast enough to beat this bunch with a good setup.  (6) BEST MAN HANOVER has been dreadful in his last two showing very little effort; command a price.

Race 4

(7) SIR MAMMO owns a big burst of speed especially with a good setup.  The pacer should offer a nice price and might get a fast pace to close into.  (4) RED HOT ART always had the ability and now has the look of a serious pacer.  (6) AIMO HANOVER needed the start over the track last week.  The pacer finds a slightly softer bunch.

Race 5

(4) MR COOLIE takes a huge dropdown and will be tough to beat with a smooth trip; short price.  (2) KELLY D put in a huge effort last week just missing.  The pacer can threaten with a similar effort.  (1) DELIGHT FASHION gets the best post but has just been racing evenly; use underneath.

Race 6

(2) COLE HEAT veteran Illinois bred finds a much softer spot to get back on track.  (3) DINKY DUNE will likely offer the best price of the contenders; threat.  (4) FIVEKNUCKLESHUFFLE the effort two starts ago was super.  The pacer has a tendency to be inconsistent from week to week but is more than capable.

Race 7

(1) LOUSCIPHER should offer a better price this week with the miscue in his recent start.  The 2-year-old was super sharp the start prior.  (5) LOUGAZI has hit the board in five straight.  The 2-year-old can threaten with some racing luck.  (6) POLAR B has finished first or second in seventy percent of his starts.  The 2-year-old is very versatile.

Race 8

(6) GABE HENRY was able to win from a tough spot last week.  The freshman pacer will try and prove he's the best despite finishing third in the final.  (1) FOX VALLEY HERBIE has been a completely different horse for the new pilot.  (7) FOX VALLEY NEMITZ still races greenly but has tons of ability.

Race 9

(8) KANSAS WILDCAT twelve-year-old stallion finds a weak and inconsistent field.  The pacer has been close in two straight.  (3) TWOMICKEYTRIP closed a bunch of late ground after being far back against better last week.  (5) FORT SILKY veteran pacer might be able to mount one more good mile before his retirement.

Race 10

(1) MAJOR LEGACY almost lasted on the lead last week.  The pacer gets the best post and looks to be one of few threats in the race.  (6) HE GONE JACK owns wins against better on the year.   (7) CITIZEN KANE will look to make it three straight for proven connections.

[HOOSIER: Great stakes action at Hoosier Park on Saturday. Check out Matt Rose's video analysis!]